Woman saves scorched koala from Australian bushfire

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  • Published: 19 November 2019
  • A woman rescued a badly burnt and wailing koala from an Australian bushfire on Tuesday (November 19).
    The marsupial was spotted crossing a road amongst the flames near Long Flat in New South Wales (NSW).
    A local woman, who told Australia's Nine News her name was Toni, rushed to the koala's aid, wrapping the animal in her shirt and a blanket and pouring water over it.
    She said she would transport the injured koala to the nearby Port Macquarie Koala Hospital.
    Heartbreaking image of burnt koala mum shielding her baby as wildfires rip through Australia:
    www.thesun.co.uk/news/9899361/burnt-koala-wildfires-australia-photos/
    Hundreds of koalas burned alive after breeding ground is wiped out by bushfires ravaging parts of south east Australia:
    www.thesun.co.uk/news/10241289/hundreds-koala-bears-burned-alive-australian-bush-fires/
    Koalas are now ‘functionally’ extinct with tiny remaining wild population ‘unable to support the next generation’:
    www.thesun.co.uk/news/9089501/koalas-functionally-extinct-tiny-population/
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  • Selçuk Soylu
    Selçuk Soylu  11 ساعات قبل

    Size sonsuz teşekkürler saygıyla eğiliyorum Türkiye,den .

    • DARK WEB CANYOUSEEME
      DARK WEB CANYOUSEEME  12 ساعات قبل

      Angel..

      • Sarah Montalvo
        Sarah Montalvo  12 ساعات قبل

        Poor baby is in an excruciating amount of pain😢

        • Ляна Черчесова
          Ляна Черчесова  13 ساعات قبل

          Бедные животные, спасибо добрым людям 🙏❤

          • Lakshan 97
            Lakshan 97  19 ساعات قبل

            She is a hero

            • roflcopterkklol
              roflcopterkklol  20 ساعات قبل

              You can thank the Australian government for burning our native wild life, Their bans on reduction burning and forest grazing for cattle have lead to over a decade of dead forest growth on the ground and the fuel for these fires is at levels never before seen, gladys berejiklian is a koala killer and she killed this little Koala.

              • Laura Te Aho-White
                Laura Te Aho-White  22 ساعات قبل

                She needs to be elected as Australia's prime minister.

                • Kristina R
                  Kristina R  أيام قبل

                  Rip baby

                  • Ajax_Kennedy
                    Ajax_Kennedy  أيام قبل

                    Does someone know where to find the original footage? I'd like to see an uncut version.

                    • mashherd
                      mashherd  أيام قبل

                      R.I.P

                      • Christopher Puls
                        Christopher Puls  أيام قبل

                        Nice , help the plants and rivers in future and the animals . Make the nature wet and green great ! By solar pumps and wind energy or sea wafes energy . By high pump lakes race down turbines for electric energy and warter pipelines . Salt get of sea water too by that energy and able to wet land for nature and trees to athem air . Perhaps possible to gardner landwoods . Water fontains cool air , wash clear and make clouds by condence . Hope all guards of rescue safe and able to close fire down and renature by all help . If saltwater need use could plant plants of salt like able use plants for a while ...

                        • Benitta Josphine
                          Benitta Josphine  أيام قبل

                          Is he okay ?

                          • sufeen farook
                            sufeen farook  أيام قبل

                            Good job

                            • sir edzonko
                              sir edzonko  أيام قبل

                              Yeah, i have no word for the dislikes. Just.. no words.

                              • roflcopterkklol
                                roflcopterkklol  17 ساعات قبل

                                @sir edzonko They are, the west can only be successful if it preys on poorer nations as well, Capitalism stops working without communism, The modern version of it anyway. No one wants a $3000 iphone if they have to replace it in a year, Apple would have to make the phone last 10 years.

                                • sir edzonko
                                  sir edzonko  18 ساعات قبل

                                  @roflcopterkklol i'm a pessimist, so i would assume that all government around the world has the same profit-based governing method. Maybe there's hope for the future but i won't put much trust into that. Yeah sometimes beautiful nature assets equal interest to hijack it all and only be seen as property.

                                  • roflcopterkklol
                                    roflcopterkklol  20 ساعات قبل

                                    @sir edzonko Both of our governments seem to be corrupt and hungry for more money at the cost of the nation and it is very sad to see i must agree. Hopefully we can do better in the future, these are very beautiful places we live.

                                    • sir edzonko
                                      sir edzonko  20 ساعات قبل

                                      @roflcopterkklol thanks for the information on the current situation there. I'm an Indonesian and we have a lot of big problems here too but it's always heartbreaking to see other country, in this particular, a neighbor, went up in flames (literally).

                                      • roflcopterkklol
                                        roflcopterkklol  20 ساعات قبل

                                        @sir edzonko If you want someone to dislike you can blame Gladys Berejiklian on twitter, she is responsible for the death of this koala with her governments policies of reducing reduction burning and the outright ban of cattle grazing in forests which has lead to "Catastrophic disaster" level conditions for fire danger due to the build up of dead forest material which has been building since 2005 when the reduction burning started to be reduced and the cattle grazing was banned, these fires are the worst in Australias history and they were completely preventable, Gladys Berejiklian is a koala killer.

                                        • One Man
                                          One Man  أيام قبل

                                          🥇🇨🇿

                                          • Mark Wildie
                                            Mark Wildie  أيام قبل

                                            The lady and the folk helping this little man shows the best in human nature xxxx

                                            • Rob Radencic
                                              Rob Radencic  أيام قبل

                                              It IS true; angels walk among us every day. This lady is a perfect example. Thank you ma'am for your selfless courage, your compassion and your life. I feel better knowing you live among us. Thank you over and over again.

                                              • Майкл Корвинус
                                                Майкл Корвинус  2 أيام قبل

                                                какой даун поливает ожоги водой?

                                                • Angel Veronica
                                                  Angel Veronica  2 أيام قبل

                                                  This is hurts my meow meow

                                                  • Tonedef 76
                                                    Tonedef 76  2 أيام قبل

                                                    I hope he makes it. Poor little guy

                                                    • Underneath The Stars
                                                      Underneath The Stars  أيام قبل

                                                      Sorry to say, he passed away last week. His name was Lewis. 😪

                                                      • Bunny The Bear
                                                        Bunny The Bear  2 أيام قبل

                                                        This hurts so much.

                                                        • tiramisu
                                                          tiramisu  2 أيام قبل

                                                          just kill him. he will be really suffer from burn. i can see his wound is really bad its bleeding.

                                                          • Underneath The Stars
                                                            Underneath The Stars  أيام قبل

                                                            He was euthanized last week.

                                                            • Adam Thomas
                                                              Adam Thomas  2 أيام قبل

                                                              See that is what the Australian Spirit was brought up to do living in the country, God bless you all.

                                                              • luv lols
                                                                luv lols  3 أيام قبل

                                                                Fun fact, about 80% of koalas have chlymidia.

                                                                • Stop This
                                                                  Stop This  3 أيام قبل

                                                                  I bow to your heart.

                                                                  • kittytumble
                                                                    kittytumble  3 أيام قبل

                                                                    Awww this is so sweet now I see why they are my mums favourite animal

                                                                    • Bosnian Mujagic
                                                                      Bosnian Mujagic  3 أيام قبل

                                                                      Bless your heart

                                                                      • Disco Kid33
                                                                        Disco Kid33  3 أيام قبل

                                                                        I don’t know if anyone has said it yet but this koala called Lewis was sadly put down about 5 to 7 days ago. RIP little buddy

                                                                        • Shom Shom
                                                                          Shom Shom  3 أيام قبل

                                                                          This people have a great hearts. Sorry for my English.

                                                                          • Kristina Woodlands
                                                                            Kristina Woodlands  3 أيام قبل

                                                                            It was on the news, the koala didn’t make it. So sadddd

                                                                            • Cyprus Crompton
                                                                              Cyprus Crompton  4 أيام قبل

                                                                              berejiklian

                                                                              • Muhammad Riaz
                                                                                Muhammad Riaz  4 أيام قبل

                                                                                We all love to your kindhearted job forever 💝👌

                                                                                • Pearl Sandcs
                                                                                  Pearl Sandcs  4 أيام قبل

                                                                                  If I was there, I'd look for any sign of animals, people and risk my life for them.

                                                                                  • Josh Why
                                                                                    Josh Why  أيام قبل

                                                                                    Uhhhh idk about people...

                                                                                    • Slate
                                                                                      Slate  أيام قبل

                                                                                      I understand where you are coming from and I respect it but also have some respect for yourself as well and don't take your own life for granted. God forbid something happens to you while you risk your own precious life for someone you've never met. Some would say that's noble and other may say it's selfish. I won't judge you based off your choices because I'm sure you are the sweetest person out there, but I am a paramedic and I've seen and done things that have given me a new outlook on life. My only message I'm trying to convey is, please enjoy your life to its fullest, help people when help is needed, but always rationalize your decisions if your safety is being compromised because at some point you need to realize some rescue efforts are futile and the greater good can be accomplished by taking a step back and simply calling for help from the professionals. I hope my message is clear and that I am not critisizing you in any way shape or form.

                                                                                      • Tsai Nicole
                                                                                        Tsai Nicole  4 أيام قبل

                                                                                        This is sadddddddddd

                                                                                        • J u l i e
                                                                                          J u l i e  4 أيام قبل

                                                                                          Sadly he died guys): The burns was getting Worse so they put Him to sleep

                                                                                          • Riley._. Scoots
                                                                                            Riley._. Scoots  4 أيام قبل

                                                                                            I feel so bad because later on he died of multiple burns and if they tried to let him heal it would get worse and worse and then it would get a little bit better and he was bleeding so much I love koalas 🐨 like if you love and feel bad for this helpless little guy 😪

                                                                                            • NrQ gamer
                                                                                              NrQ gamer  أيام قبل

                                                                                              He got put down actually

                                                                                              • VICENTE GOMES
                                                                                                VICENTE GOMES  4 أيام قبل

                                                                                                💛💚💙🇧🇷🌹🌺⚘🌷🌼😘😍

                                                                                                • ghost viki
                                                                                                  ghost viki  4 أيام قبل

                                                                                                  I think this was pre planned kola was hurted purposely by those people's out there for their own self advertisement

                                                                                                  • Adam Thomas
                                                                                                    Adam Thomas  2 أيام قبل

                                                                                                    You wouldn't understand how us country people are raised to city people. Live in the bush for 10 yrs then speak

                                                                                                    • Johnny Hab
                                                                                                      Johnny Hab  4 أيام قبل

                                                                                                      Someone keeps making that fire also comes early morning and night so it's not from the sun it had weakened my dog effected his health and he can never get better or even heal because the fires keep coming back

                                                                                                      • Christine Krieger
                                                                                                        Christine Krieger  4 أيام قبل

                                                                                                        I wonder how someone can dislike help?

                                                                                                        • Ibrahim Sk
                                                                                                          Ibrahim Sk  4 أيام قبل

                                                                                                          Great medam

                                                                                                          • Anh Thu Thi Tran
                                                                                                            Anh Thu Thi Tran  4 أيام قبل

                                                                                                            Thương quá! Love you!

                                                                                                            • James peters
                                                                                                              James peters  4 أيام قبل

                                                                                                              This is so sad and right now I can smell fire and also yesturday a fire went past my school...

                                                                                                              • James peters
                                                                                                                James peters  4 أيام قبل

                                                                                                                I just can't believe why this is happening and my dad told me that someone was doing it

                                                                                                                • alex Motts
                                                                                                                  alex Motts  4 أيام قبل

                                                                                                                  Bless your heart chica. You go girl ❤️❤️❤️❤️

                                                                                                                  • Laughstation
                                                                                                                    Laughstation  4 أيام قبل

                                                                                                                    He passed away due to the severity of his burns 😔

                                                                                                                    • Marii Amur
                                                                                                                      Marii Amur  أيام قبل

                                                                                                                      @Psygnostic and how do YOU know it? It is not dead, it is in the koala hospital right now. (Sry, not trying to be mean)

                                                                                                                      • Psygnostic
                                                                                                                        Psygnostic  أيام قبل

                                                                                                                        @Marii Amur The koala was euthenized later, it's dead now.

                                                                                                                        • Marii Amur
                                                                                                                          Marii Amur  3 أيام قبل

                                                                                                                          No it did not, DID U EVEN FOCUSED ON THE SRORY?

                                                                                                                          • Ahmad
                                                                                                                            Ahmad  5 أيام قبل

                                                                                                                            Salute!

                                                                                                                            • lochinvar50
                                                                                                                              lochinvar50  5 أيام قبل

                                                                                                                              Koala was badly burned, had to be euthanized later on.

                                                                                                                              • Zaid Mahomedy
                                                                                                                                Zaid Mahomedy  5 أيام قبل

                                                                                                                                😭

                                                                                                                                • MrWayno1231
                                                                                                                                  MrWayno1231  5 أيام قبل

                                                                                                                                  😢

                                                                                                                                  • ninah mbatha
                                                                                                                                    ninah mbatha  5 أيام قبل

                                                                                                                                    Amen 🙏🙌🙏🙌🙏🙏🙏❤️

                                                                                                                                    • Gabrielle Jourdan
                                                                                                                                      Gabrielle Jourdan  5 أيام قبل

                                                                                                                                      What a BLOOOOOOOOODY LEGGGGEND

                                                                                                                                      • Taner Kırcılar
                                                                                                                                        Taner Kırcılar  5 أيام قبل

                                                                                                                                        😥😥😥😥😥😥😥😥😥😥😥😥😥

                                                                                                                                        • avakin koray
                                                                                                                                          avakin koray  5 أيام قبل

                                                                                                                                          Alahim yarabim bu insanlar yüzünden neler oluyor alahim sen koru yarabi

                                                                                                                                          • Phanom Fahrni
                                                                                                                                            Phanom Fahrni  5 أيام قبل

                                                                                                                                            😭😭😭Thank you..

                                                                                                                                            • chenil leghit
                                                                                                                                              chenil leghit  5 أيام قبل

                                                                                                                                              😢😭😭😭😭

                                                                                                                                              • Jesus Aguirre
                                                                                                                                                Jesus Aguirre  5 أيام قبل

                                                                                                                                                Ho start the fire 🔥 people suck today future.

                                                                                                                                                • Jesus Aguirre
                                                                                                                                                  Jesus Aguirre  5 أيام قبل

                                                                                                                                                  Sad to see

                                                                                                                                                  • aplle stor
                                                                                                                                                    aplle stor  5 أيام قبل

                                                                                                                                                    Respect ✊ for this people thansk

                                                                                                                                                    • Bat Man 357
                                                                                                                                                      Bat Man 357  5 أيام قبل

                                                                                                                                                      God bless this woman for saving animals. God said ... for those who do good to others... there is place in heaven. Greetings from philippines

                                                                                                                                                      • TheBigHase
                                                                                                                                                        TheBigHase  5 أيام قبل

                                                                                                                                                        He died. R.I.P. - heartbreaking to think how many lives lost. Hope nature can recover from this - it seems the fires are still burning. OMG. :-(